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Meaning of OBJURGATE

Pronunciation:  'âbjur`geyt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  censure severely; "She chastised him for his insensitive remarks"
  2. [v]  express strong disapproval of; "We condemn the racism in South Africa"; "These ideas were reprobated"

OBJURGATE is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: castigate, chasten, chastise, condemn, correct, decry, excoriate, reprobate
 See Also: bawl out, berate, chew out, chew up, chide, denounce, dress down, flame, have words, jaw, lambast, lambaste, lecture, rag, rebuke, remonstrate, reprimand, reproof, scold, trounce



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ob*jur"gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Objurgated}; p.
pr. & vb. n. {Objurgating}.] [L. objurgatus, p. p. of
objurgare to chide; ob (see {Ob-}) + jurgare to quarrel,
scold, fr. jus right, court. See {Jury}.]
To chide; to reprove.